A man walks his dog along the waterfront promenade in City Park. You might want to bundle up if you're going out for a walk this week as temperatures are forecast to be well below zero.
After a mild January, February will be ushered in with some of the coldest temperatures of the winter.
But after today, mainly sunny skies are forecast for the Okanagan as the sun, rising higher in the sky each day, is able to burn off the cloud that typically covers the Valley bottom during the winter.
Daytime highs will drop from minus 4 C today to just minus 8 C on Thursday.
And overnight lows will plunge from minus 10 C tonight to minus 15 C later this week.
On Saturday, the early-morning temperature dipped to minus 19 C, the coldest reading this winter.
Month-end weather statistics released by Environment Canada show January was mild in Kelowna, with an average daily high temperature of 2.2 C, or three degrees above normal.
The average night-time low was minus 3.5 C, compared to the long-term average of nearly minus 8 C. The average mean temperature - a mix of daytime highs and overnight lows - was just above minus 1 C.
The warmest day was Jan. 13, when mild winds from the Pacific Ocean flowed over much of the Southern Interior and pushed the temperature to an all-time January high of 12 C.